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Author: Andru Edwards

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Vudu HDX 1080p movie downloads are “insanely sharp”

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Yesterday, VUDU went live with their new HDX 1080p movie downloads, and word on the street (or, at least, from Pogue at the Times) is that they are the best thing available as it pertains to the digital download movie game. Now, VUDU promised “Blu-ray quality” movies, and I don’t think that’s what we are seeing here. After all, that would mean some people would have …

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Poll: Do you have a surround sound system?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Home Entertainment

Time for another one of our polls, this one being somewhat less polarizing than our last few. With things like next-generation game consoles, Blu-ray players, and the like, we are curious if you have a surround sound system that you use to get the most from your setup. Basically, we wanna know if you do, is it 5.1 or 7.1? Or do you keep it real with regular old stereo sound? Respond to the poll, but …

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Netflix Watch Instantly steaming coming to Macs by end of year

Netflix Watch Instantly MacOne of the main reasons we switch from Blockbuster Online to Netflix here at our home is the Netflix Watch Instantly functionality that is set to come to the Xbox 360 with the New Xbox Experience Fall dashboard update. However, if you don’t have a 360, or you just want more variety in your Watch Instantly lifestyle, you’ll be pleased to know …

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HP HDX 18t 18-inch monster notebook now available

HP HDX 18t

HP has finally gotten around to getting their monstrous 18-inch HDX powerhouse ready for shipping. You can head over to their online store now to start configuring these bad boys. As a refresher, this is an 18-inch entertainment beast, with a full HD display and amazing HP Imprint finish. Prices start at $1,549.99 (which, actually, isn’t that bad for an 18-inch notebook with this much …

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Gear Live Gives Back 2008: Education Charity Drive

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Announcements

Alright, let’s take a break for just a moment away from the standard news fare. We know that you guys love the gadgets, gizmos, and consumer electronics just as much as we do.  These expensive and cool toys are often a marvel when you break them down to the technology that drives them. That’s what makes what we do fun, and why we love the interaction we have with our readers. …

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Special Edition Gears of War 2 Zune on its way

Gears of War 2 Zune

Remember when Halo 3 was on the horizon, and Microsoft hit us with a Halo 3 Zune? Well, they’re doing it again, but this time with the Gear of War franchise. Gears of War 2 is set for release early next month, and to capitalize on the hype, Microsoft is bringing you a special edition Gears of War 2 branded Zune.  This Zune …

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